Clinidal Coder Auditor/Coder Educator

Healthscope - Gold Coast Private Hospital
Published
March 20, 2020
Location
Gold Coast, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Reference No.
200000AA
State
QLD
Application Close Date
2020/04/18
Contact Title
Health Information Manager
Contact Name
Nadine Smith
Contact Email
nadine.smith@healthscope.com.au
Contact Phone
0755300621

Description

Are you seeking a role that promotes work-life balance and rewards dedication?
An opportunity has become available for a Clinical Coding Auditor/Coding Educator to join our Health Information Services team. Your excellent time management and organisational skills, along with considerable clinical coding experience will ensure your success in this position.
As a Clinical Coding Auditor/Coding Educator your responsibilities will include:

Responsible for abstracting and allocating accurate clinical codes to inpatient episodes of care in an efficient and effective manner using ICD/ACHI/ACS
Train and audit clinical coders within the department, and also provide training and support to trainee coders
Assist and follow up with coding, health fund and billing enquiries as and when required
Prepare for and assist during health fund audits
Liaise with clinical professionals to ensure clear and concise documentation to facilitate the accurate coding of inpatient data
Assist and support the Health Information Manager (HIM) in all aspects of clinical coding, medical record management and related activities

Essential Criteria:

HIMAA Certification in Clinical Coding with experience in ICD-10-AM , ACHI & ACS
Eligible for membership with the Health Information Management Association of Australia
5+ years of experience in hospital medical record coding for a variety of medical and surgical specialities
Knowledge of Clinical coding, Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) and Casemix
Understanding of the Hospital and State policies and legal requirements in regards to privacy and protection of patient information
Strong organisational skills in planning, prioritising and managing workloads Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work within a team environment

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